Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women

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Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women

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This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to the issue of the well-being of working women. This focus addresses a gap that currently exists in the quality-of-life and well-being fields. The work of the authors answers the following broad questions: Does gender matter in the well-being of working women? Do prejudices against and stereotypes of women still play a role in inter-personal interactions in the workplace that could hinder women from flourishing professionally? Does the organizational context, such as organizational culture, reward systems, and leadership, contribute to the well-being of working-women? What impact does the national context have on the well-being of working women? And finally, how can public policies help enhance the well-being of working women? These are important issues for academics, researchers, and graduate students interested in gender issues in the fields of management, sociology, psychology, social psychology, economics, and quality of life studies. Policy makers and practitioners will also find this book beneficial. Equitable treatment and outcomes for all, regardless of gender, remains a challenging goal to achieve, with various barriers in different contexts and different cultures, and this book provides strong coverage of this important topic of well-being of working women. -- Provided by Amazon.com

Keywords

Women -- Employment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Women -- Employment -- Psychological aspects; Women -- Employment; Women -- Employment -- Psychological aspects; Quality of life; Women -- Employment;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9789401798969

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Springer

City

New York, NY

Department

Department of Management

Comments

Mary L. Connerley (Editor)
Jiyun Wu (Editor)

Series: International handbooks of quality-of-life

Language

EN

Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women

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